IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference Advisory Panel Spotlight: Dana Kamal

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International Fire & Safety Journal (IFSJ) is honoured to welcome Dana Kamal, NFPA Director of International Development (MENA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, as a distinguished member of the advisory panel for the IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024.

With over two decades of experience in healthcare engineering, Dana Kamal has made significant contributions to business development, project facilities, and education within the sector.

Her recent appointment as the NFPA Director of International Development for the MENA region underscores her dedication to enhancing safety and fire protection standards.

Kamal’s work focuses on the regulatory, legislative, and technical aspects of fire safety, aiming to promote code compliance across the built environment.

As the leader of the NFPA MENA Advisory Committee, she plays a pivotal role in realizing the organization’s vision for the region, frequently liaising with industry leaders to foster collaborative efforts towards building safety.

Dana Kamal: A Trailblazer in Healthcare Safety and Fire Protection

Holding a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a master’s in healthcare management, Dana Kamal’s academic background lays a strong foundation for her expertise in healthcare safety and fire protection.

Her certifications from esteemed institutions such as IBFCSM, e-Cornell, and IMAC, coupled with active memberships in ASHE and AHA, further demonstrate her commitment to excellence in her field.

Kamal’s approach is holistic, addressing both the macro and micro aspects of fire safety and building compliance, making her a valuable asset to the advisory panel.

The IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024

Scheduled for May 9, 2024, at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai Marina, the conference is set to build on the success of its inaugural year.

It serves as a critical forum for discussing the evolving challenges and opportunities in fire safety and emergency response.

Dana Kamal’s inclusion in the advisory panel brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective on healthcare engineering’s role in fire safety and building standards.

Her expertise in navigating the complexities of regulatory and technical standards in healthcare facilities will offer invaluable insights into developing comprehensive fire safety strategies that cater to a diverse range of buildings and environments.

Dana Kamal’s Role on the Advisory Panel

As a member of the advisory panel, Dana Kamal’s extensive experience and strategic approach to fire safety and healthcare engineering will significantly influence the conference’s direction and content.

Her focus on promoting code compliance and her leadership in advancing fire protection standards in the MENA region will provide critical perspectives on the integration of fire safety regulations in healthcare and beyond.

Kamal’s contributions are anticipated to deepen the discussion on innovative fire safety solutions, fostering a collaborative environment for sharing best practices and advancing the field of fire and life safety engineering.

Advisory panel shaping the conference

The panel for the 2024 conference is composed of distinguished professionals from various sectors related to fire safety and emergency preparedness, including:

This esteemed panel plays a crucial role in directing the content and focus of the conference, ensuring it tackles the most pressing issues facing the fire safety industry today.

Register to attend the IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference

The IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024 promises to be an essential event for professionals in the fire safety and emergency services sectors.

Attendees can look forward to insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and the latest developments in fire safety strategies and technologies.

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